Things are getting odd... in Elio Petri's I maestro di Vigevano

Elio Petri: The Teacher of Vigevano

August 20, 2015 Matt Blake 0

Petri’s next film was The Teacher of Vigevano (Il maestro di Vigevano,63), another intimate, black and white chamber-piece, which plays rather like a retread – albeit an even more pessimistic retread – of I giorni contato.

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Moralista, Il

November 13, 2009 Matt Blake 0

Although he was already a top-drawer star at the time, Alberto Sordi’s career really went into overdrive in 1959.  He appeared in 10 different films […]

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Italian leading men

January 28, 2008 Matt Blake 0

Gina Lollobrigida, Sophia Loren, Anna Magnani… there are plenty of Italian actresses who made it big on an international stage, and if you extend it […]